Cover Story | The Ayodhya Issue

Where Did the Temples Go?

Justice has been meted out for a historical wrong. Hindus waited for this moment for five centuries and have taken it with dignified restraint. A majority of Muslims too have understood that they were misled by vested interests and it was wrong to destroy and appropriate the places of worship of others

Quwwat ul-Islam Mosque in Mehrauli, Delhi. The pillars bear Hindu and Jain motifs (Photo: Alamy)